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Yeah, It's "Too Soon" With Robin Williams

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

We feel pain when a celebrity dies, not because of their celebrity, but because we feel like we know them through their work. It's like a friend has died, or multiple friends. In the case of Robin Williams, some of our very best friends.

The Big Stars Who Wanted To Be On 'Breaking Bad'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

Phillip Seymour Hoffman as Gus Fring? Michael Cera playing one of The Cousins? Yeah, it almost happened. The "Breaking Bad" casting team finally g...

Rachel McAdams Gets Candid About Working With Lindsay Lohan

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment

Rachel McAdams stuns as Allure's August cover girl, and opens up to the magazine about her time working with Lindsay Lohan on the set of "Mean Girls."...

Remembering Hoffman

Matt Fromm | Posted 07.12.2014 | Teen
Matt Fromm

We have to acknowledge the things that could derail us in life or stymie our goals, because the very fact that we're a part of this greater community means we are capable of doing something great.

Studies Show: Veterans Are People Too

Chris Marvin | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media
Chris Marvin

As a veteran and as an American, I was appalled at this rash generalization that substance abuse is a known problem among veterans. Why does our current culture and news media insist on highlighting the worst about veterans?

These Charts Show Just How Bad America's Heroin Problem Has Become

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics

Heroin use is on the rise in the United States. The number of Americans using the drug has increased by about 50 percent in the past decade, accord...

How Responsible Is the Drug Dealer for the Actions of the Drug User?

Steven Brill | Posted 04.20.2014 | Crime
Steven Brill

The death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman from an apparent heroin overdose has triggered an interesting debate as to whether the individuals who sold Mr. Hoffman the drugs should be criminally liable for his death.

Heroin Makes a Comeback

Diane Dimond | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Dimond

A heroin high now costs less than a decent bottle of wine, a movie ticket or a meal for two at a fast food joint. Functioning heroin addicts are all around us yet, realize, they are one tainted glassine bag away from a meltdown -- or death.

Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Importance of Being Uncool

Michael Conniff | Posted 04.12.2014 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The acknowledgment of your own uncoolness is the only thing cool about it. If you can look at yourself and say "uncool" then you have learned something very important about the human condition, about the haves and have-nots -- and especially the unfairness of life.

Two Of America's Biggest Drug Problems Are Intertwined

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death last weekend has placed a renewed spotlight on the nation's heroin epidemic, a problem that has grown much, m...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Grief Relief

Gloria Horsley | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Gloria Horsley

One of the primary questions discussed by the panel was: Does the death of a celebrity give us an opportunity to grieve openly and talk about death as a community and in safe ways?

More Than What Meets the Eye

Jason Wahler | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Wahler

I have witnessed just how close-minded some people can be when it comes to addiction, and combined with the passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman, it only drives me to keep pushing to raise awareness.

"I Have No Sympathy."

Jenny Trout | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jenny Trout

Whatever motivates us to blame and dehumanize an addicted person, it is a cultural view that must be shifted.

Heroin: A Life or Death Matter

Stanice Anderson | Posted 04.06.2014 | Religion
Stanice Anderson

Now, almost 29 years into my recovery, Mr. Hoffman's death reminds me that no matter how long one has been drug-free, recovering from addiction is a process not an event.

What We Can Learn From Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Celebrities who go in and out of rehab may be struggling privately, but the message the public receives in those cases -- enough details to know that a celebrity is back in a program, but not enough to know why -- is too often that rehab is a place to go whenever you feel the need to get away for a bit.

Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead In His New York Apartment

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 02.03.2014 | Celebrity

Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday (Feb. 2). The 46-year-old actor's cause ...

19 Famous People Acting Like Regular People In New York City

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 10.30.2013 | Celebrity

Most of the time, famous people live luxurious lives and are more rich and perfect than we plebeians could ever hope to be. But some celebrities are r...

Flashback Friday: How Gay Is 'The Talented Mr. Ripley'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.16.2013 | Gay Voices

It's been 14 years since the talented Tom Ripley chased after Dickie Greenleaf (dreamy Jude Law) in the 1999 film "The Talented Mr. Ripley," based on ...

All Roads Lead To Phillip Seymour Hoffman: Photo Credits

Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment

This year’s acting nominees share more than the ‘honor’ — they each have a lover, friend or colleague in common with fellow Oscar contender Ph...

We Like 'The Master' But Don't Really Know Why, Here's Why

Posted 12.03.2012 | College

Professors Kevin Anderson and Salman Hameed discuss and debate all the "hype" behind Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master." Watch the full trailer be...

Politics Post-9/11: "The After Party" Exposes Civil Liberties Crisis on the Campaign Trail (WATCH)

SnagFilms | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
SnagFilms

Whether liberal or libertarian, ACLU or NRA, OWS or Tea Party, both ends of the political spectrum surprisingly agree on one thing: No one likes to be spied on.

The Master in 70 mm at the Music Box

Robert Loerzel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Robert Loerzel

In its own defiantly odd ways, The Master is a riveting and deeply affecting experience, with majestically beautiful cinematography and powerful acting.

Hope Springs Proves Aces for Tommy Lee Jones

Carole Mallory | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Go to Hope Springs and see what happens to this couple who is in love, but who does not know it or know how to show it.

The Defiant Capitalist Returns

James Campion | Posted 07.18.2012 | Entertainment
James Campion

Death of a Salesman is a good as modern tragedy gets and its current revival proves it.

'The Master' Scheduled For Oct. 12; Philip Seymour Hoffman Enters Oscar Derby

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

The 2012 Oscar season just got a little bit more Philip Seymour Hoffman. The three-time nominee -- who won Best Actor in 2006 for his performance as T...